Joan C. Killingsworth
March 3, 1928 - December 29, 2021

Joan C. Killingsworth

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Joan C. Killingsworth, age 93 of Scribner
Died Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at the Hooper Care Center

Joan was born March 3, 1928 in Scribner to Thomas and Bertha 'Harms' Weaver. She was raised in Scribner and graduated from Scribner High School in 1946. Joan married Charles Coe in 1946 and together they had 5 children. The couple lived in Scribner and raised their family there. They later divorced and Joan then married Dudley Killingsworth on November 15, 1980. They continued to live in Scribner while Joan commuted to Fremont where she was employed by the Pendelton Woolen Mills as a utility operator, training, supervising and performing quality control checks and as a Union Steward until it closed in 1998.

Joan lived all of her life in Scribner until a fall 3 years ago resulted in her moving to the Hooper Care Center. She was a faithful and devoted member of the Scribner First Congregational Church, UCC in Scribner and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

Children - Thomas (Connie) Coe of Hooper
Charlotte (Stanley) Coe of Texas
Robert (Marilyn) Coe of North Bend
Patricia Winter of Hooper
8 grandchildren
19 great grandchildren

Joan was preceded in death by her parents, son Jason Coe, husbands Charles Coe and Dudley Killingsworth, and special friend Arland Witte.

The Celebration of Joan's life will be 2pm, Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at the Scribner First Congregational Church, UCC in Scribner. Burial will follow in the Scribner Cemetery. There is no viewing but the family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5pm to 7pm at Ludvigsen's Scribner Funeral Chapel. Memorials may be directed to the family.

Ludvigsen's Scribner Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements

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Recorded Funeral Service

Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Family Present 5-7pm
Ludvigsen's Scribner Funeral Chapel
509 Main St.
Scribner, NE  68057
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Memorial Service
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
United Church of Christ
614 Howard St.
Scribner, NE  68057
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Scribner Cemetery
Scribner, NE  68057


  1. Lois Coe
    My favorite aunt -- so sorry I did not know of Mama Jo's passing! My thoughts and prayers.
    Families fall apart over the years -- don't they?

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